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LGBT issues : looking beyond categories

Author: Rebecca L Jones; Richard Ward
Publisher: Edinburgh : Dunedin Academic, ©2010.
Series: Policy and practice in health and social care, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on current research and debates, the contributors explore some of the tensions between the different ways in which sexuality is understood and experienced. A focus of the book is on how categories like 'lesbian', 'gay', 'bisexual' and 'trans' shape everyday practice and service use. It looks at the circumstances in which people choose to describe themselves with these identity labels and the situations in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca L Jones; Richard Ward
ISBN: 9781906716059 1906716056
OCLC Number: 403476231
Description: xvi, 107 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The policy maze and LGBT issues : does one size fit all? --
"What's he looking at me for?" : age, generation and categorization for gay men's health promotion --
A path less travelled : hearing the voices of older lesbians : a pilot study researching residential care and other needs --
Troubles with bisexuality in health and social care --
Queerying care : dissident trans identities in health and social care settings --
A queer kind of care : some preliminary notes and observations.
Series Title: Policy and practice in health and social care, 10.
Responsibility: edited by Rebecca L. Jones and Richard Ward.

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The editors provide a thought-provoking resource for anyone concerned with sexuality and gender identity in health and social care settings. Drawing on current research and debates, the contributors  Read more...

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